A scientist who is the darling of climate change deniers is feeling the heat after it was discovered that he has accepted $1.3 million in funding from private interest groups, including Exxon Mobil and Koch Industries.
A photograph that has been described as a "one-in-a-million" snap, shows a weasel hitching a ride on the back of a woodpecker. The photo has gone viral online with the hashtag #weaselpecker trending as thousands shared the photo posted to Twitter Monday.
Floyd Mayweather has hired a former southpaw world welterweight champion to be his sparring partner as he begins training for his May 2 fight with Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao is a lefty so Mayweather sparring with a lefty was a given.
On Sunday’s episode of Last Week Tonight, popular comedian John Oliver looked at the crumbling infrastructure in the U.S. and asked how the government might raise funds for repairs when the people adamantly reject the idea of raising taxes.
Ethiopia buys military weapons and claims advance on Millennium Goal objectives while India and others gain large scale alternative biofuel crops and claim advance on reduction of fossil fuel dependency.
The Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology in Spain published results from their new study Tuesday and they are disturbing. They found that the brains of kids who go to school in heavy-traffic areas are being damaged.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday described the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov as a tragedy that had brought disgrace on Russia, and warned against a rise in "extremist crime".
An E. coli outbreak in Lodi, California has sickened six elementary school children, requiring one to be hospitalized. The children all attend the same elementary school, but the school has been ruled out as a source of the outbreak.
Most documentaries focusing on air pollution don't make the top-10 list anywhere. But surprisingly, the documentary entitled “Under the Dome,” a film about energy and environmental issues in China has become an online hit.
The beginning of March is the calm before the storm as teams prepare for the start of free agency next week, followed by the NFL Draft next month. Depending on how franchises go about adding talent, big roster changes are on the horizon for several teams.